Obituaries

DEBATTISTA. On Monday, April 1, JOSEPH (Byger), of Birkirkara, re-siding in Qawra, aged 75, com-forted by the rites of Holy Church. He leaves to mourn his loss his sons Xavier and Philip, his grandchildren Saviour Joseph, Joshua, Lincoln and Casey, his brothers and sisters, Freddie and his wife Helen, Tessie, widow of Joe, Emily and her husband Manuel of Australia, Vince, widower of his sister Mary, other relatives and friends. The funeral leaves Mater Dei Hospital today, Saturday, April 6, at 1.15pm for Qawra parish church, where Mass præsente cadavere will be said at 2pm, followed by interment in the family grave at Santa Maria Addolorata Cemetery. No flowers by request but donations to Id-Dar tal-Providenza, Siġġiewi, will be greatly appreciated. Lord, grant him eternal rest.

GRECH. On April 5, WILLIAM, passed peacefully away, aged 46, after a long borne illness. He leaves to mourn his loss his loving dedicated wife Priscilla, his sons Andrew and Gareth, his beloved mother Hilda, his brother Charles and his wife Yvette, his sister Gertrude and her husband Alex, his niece Nicole and nephew Dorian, his in-laws Anthony and Catherine and sister-in-law Vanessa and Matthew, relatives and friends. A celebration Mass for the repose of his soul will be held on Monday, April 8, at 4.30pm, at Naxxar parish church. No flowers by request but donations to Hospice Malta, Balzan, will be appreciated and collected during the celebration. William has donated his body to the Faculty of Medicine and Research, Uni-versity of Malta. Lord, grant him eternal rest. The family wish to thank the dedicated staff at Oncology Centre and ITU at Mater Dei Hospital, the management and staff of HSBC Bank Malta plc and Simonds Farsons Cisk, Malta Community Chest Fund and Hospice Malta.

Requiem Mass

A Mass for the repose of the soul of LAURA RANSLEY will be said today at 7.30pm at the Holy Family church, Sgħajtar, Naxxar. All welcome to share with us in prayer as we remember the third year since her great loss.

In Memoriam

AGIUS – VALERIE. Ever loving and treasured memories of my dear daughter who was called to the loving arms of Our Lord 41 years ago today. Always re-membered in our prayers. Mum, Angèle, Simone and Neville.

MIFSUD – MARY, née Montanaro Gauci. In loving memory of our mother on the 27th anni-versary of her death. Always in our thoughts and prayers. Frank, George, Joyce, and grandchildren. Eternal her memory.

TOLEDO – Chev. Dr RICHARD TOLEDO. In loving memory of a dear father, today the 41st anniversary of his passing. Forever in our thoughts and prayers. Marian and Bob.

VASSALLO – JANE, née Camilleri, beloved widow of Emmanuel and mother, on the seventh anniversary of her death. Lovingly remembered and sorely missed by her only daughter Ruth Joan. Lord, grant her eternal rest.

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